Houston Reglan Attorney
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Reglan (metoclopramide) has been linked to several severe side effects that include involuntary movements, facial tics, facial grimacing, tongue protrusion and Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS), among others. Tardive dyskinesia, a somewhat common Reglan side effect, is said to be rarely reversible, as no known treatment has been identified.
What is Reglan?
Learn About Uses and Disorders
Why is Reglan prescribed? Reglan comes in many types of doses, including tablet, injectable and liquid forms. Reglan is a medication used to treat a variety of gastrointestinal disorders.
Reglan Tablet Uses:
› Reglan for gastroparesis
Gastroparesis is a condition in which food stays in your stomach for longer than it should. You might hear your doctor call it delayed gastric emptying. Gastroparesis is a condition in which food stays in your stomach for longer than it should. You might call your doctor if you have an allergic reaction to this prescription drug.
› Reglan for morning sickness
Morning sickness is nausea or vomiting usually occurs during pregnancy. A majority of women experience morning sickness when in the first trimester of pregnancy.
› Reglan for nausea
Nausea is the psychological or physical feeling or urge to vomit. This can last for short term or long term periods of time.
Disorders from Reglan:
› gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD)
› diabetic gastroparesis
› hyperemesis gravidarum
History of Reglan:
› contains the active ingredient metoclopramide
› was originally approved in June, 1985
› is manufactured by Avalon Pharmaceutical
› is approved for the use of treating heartburn and esophagitis caused by GERD
› used for treating patients diagnosed with Gastroparesis
Reglan Side Effects
Is a Reglan Lawyer Necessary?
Tardive dyskinesia (TD) is a neurological disorder that can sometimes manifest in long-term users of neuroleptic drugs. TD symptoms include involuntary, repetitive, purposeless movements.
Reglan Side Effects
› Tremors (restless muscle movements) in the eyes, jaw, neck, etc.
› rapid, involuntary movements of the extremities
› rapid eye blinking
› tongue protrusion
› lip smacking, pursing and puckering
Reglan FDA Warnings
Warning Required with Reglan Box
Since February 2009, the FDA has required that a “reglan black box warning” be placed on any package containing metoclopramide, the active ingredient in Reglan or with reglan tablet.
According to this FDA warning, the use of metoclopramide can cause tardive dyskinesia.
Off–label Reglan Uses:
Despite severe side effects related to the use of Reglan, many users take the drug to:
› stimulate breast milk production
› treat nausea and vomiting due to migraines
› treat morning sickness
Houston Reglan Lawyer
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Gary S. Tucker & Associates is the leading law firm for Reglan lawsuits in Houston and surrounding areas. We bring technical experience and highly motivated lawyers to the courtroom. We work constantly, 24 hours around the clock, to ensure we win every case. Call us for a free Reglan Settlement consultation at 1-800-275-5007.
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